The Do’s (and Must’s) of BOPIS

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Man holding shopping bags

Customers love shopping online, and they’re rapidly warming up to the idea of picking their online purchases up in store. The flexibility and control Buy Online, Pickup in Store (BOPIS) offers has prompted retail giants from Amazon to Target and Home Depot to expand their product delivery options. If you have a BOPIS strategy and infrastructure already in place, you’re … Read More

Play It Cool With Refrigerated Package Lockers

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Refrigerated Package Locker

More and more shoppers are choosing to buy online and pick up in store (BOPIS). In fact, BOPIS is now the second most popular delivery method. And it’s not just your occasional wardrobe upgrade or last-minute wedding gift consumers are clicking and collecting — it’s groceries, too. By 2024, seven out of 10 consumers will feed their families with food … Read More

BOPIS: Happy Customers, Happier Businesses

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BOPIS Customer

Buy Online, Pick Up In Store (BOPIS or BOPUS) offers today’s multi-tabbing, multi-tasking customers the latest convenience of e-commerce. To capture the quick eye (and the quicker forefinger) of online consumers, big and small retailers alike are turning to the industry’s latest value proposition. According to The eMarketer E-commerce Insights Report, half of online users opt for BOPIS, revealing growth … Read More

Not-So-Obvious Signs Your Apartment Complex Could Use Some Updates

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Apartment rennovation

Chipping paint, sticky doors, and stained carpet are clear indications your units need a facelift. But aside from the visible signs, there are more subtle signals that your facility could use a little TLC. Long-term renters are turning in their keys If long-term tenants moving out is becoming a common occurrence, it’s critical to find out why.  There are plenty … Read More

Find The Millennium Group & Smiota at NACUMS 2018 Annual Conference

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NACUMS

The Millennium Group, Where Service Matters announced today that it will be joining its technology partner, Smiota, Inc., as a business partner at this year’s annual NACUMS (National Association of College and University Mailing Services) conference in New Orleans that runs July 15-18. The NACUMS conference is developed to assist Directors, Managers and Supervisors, Team Leaders and staff members of … Read More

Installing Smart Home Technology in Your Multifamily Building Could Be the Best Decision You Ever Make

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Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management Leave a Comment

Smart home technology

Turning the lights on with a voice command, setting the thermostat to a comfy temperature before your afternoon commute, and even remotely feeding Fido a treat midday sounds like something out of an episode of The Jetsons. But the truth is, smart home technology is penetrating the housing market at an extraordinary rate.   Smart home tech isn’t just for … Read More

The Millennium Group Announces Investment in Smiota, Inc.

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Smiota and The Millennium Group

The Millennium Group (TMG), Where Service Matters, the largest private provider of on-site managed Mail, Print and Office outsourcing services for commercial enterprises, is delighted to announce a strategic investment in Smiota, Inc.  a major cloud based IoT technology platform company that provides package management solutions for the last-yard deliveries bringing secure exchange of physical goods across all industries. The … Read More

Visit Smiota at Apartmentalize 2018 in San Diego — Booth #2345

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Package Management Systems Leave a Comment

Refrigerated Locker

If you’re in the multifamily industry, you’re not going to want to miss Apartmentalize, a premier event powered by the National Apartment Association. The event takes place June 13-16, 2018. The Apartmentalize Event This year, the Apartmentalize schedule is packed to the brim with learning sessions on everything from marketing to technology and human resources. Plus, there will be ample … Read More

Your Tenants Will Love These 10 Summertime Events

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Multifamily Property Management Leave a Comment

As a property manager, you can easily get caught up in day-to-day tasks like writing up leases, fielding package deliveries, and coordinating maintenance requests. While those tedious tasks are critical for tenant satisfaction, don’t underestimate the impact a well-organized event can have on resident happiness. Don’t wait to start planning — summer is the perfect time to bring the community … Read More

Build an Irresistible Outdoor Oasis for Your Residents This Summer

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Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management Leave a Comment

apartment pool

If you’re a reader of our blog, you know that multifamily renters love smart amenities that can be enjoyed year-round, like package lockers and keyless locks. However, the second Mother Nature lifts the blanket of winter, tenants start dreaming of lounging by the pool and barbeques under the sun. The arrival of summer is the perfect time to put the … Read More